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  1. Cairns: Self-Guided Kuranda Day Trip, Scenic Rail & Skyrail | GetYourGuide
  2. Cairns: Self-Guided Kuranda Day Trip, Scenic Rail & Skyrail | GetYourGuide

    Explore the world heritage-listed rainforest of Kuranda. Take a taxi to the railway station from your hotel. Taking the Kuranda Scenic Railway, you'll be able to take in the beautiful scenery as you travel. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway lets you soar above waterfalls and Barron Gorge.

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  3. Cairns: Daintree, Mossman Gorge & Cape Trib Tour & Cruise | GetYourGuide
  4. Cairns: Daintree, Mossman Gorge & Cape Trib Tour & Cruise | GetYourGuide

    A day excursion to the rainforest and coral reef is a must for anybody who loves the outdoors. The Great Barrier Reef, wildlife cruise, and smoke ceremony are all part of the experience.

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  5. Cairns: Kids Scuba Diving Course | GetYourGuide
  6. Cairns: Kids Scuba Diving Course | GetYourGuide

    In a half-day lesson led by a PADI-certified instructor, you will introduce your children to the sport of scuba diving. Afterwards, each youngster is given a brief training session on land, and then equipped with diving gear appropriate for their age and size. Watch as kids take their first breaths under water in the heated diving pool.

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  7. Cairns: Full-Day Glass Bottom Boat or Snorkel Tour | GetYourGuide
  8. Cairns: Full-Day Glass Bottom Boat or Snorkel Tour | GetYourGuide

    The lush rainforest of Green Island and the various aquatic species that call it home may be explored over the course of an entire day.

     

    Take a 45-minute boat ride from Cairns to an exquisite portion of the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy a full day of snorkeling and scuba diving.

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  9. Cairns Aquarium General Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide
  10. Cairns Aquarium General Admission Ticket | GetYourGuide

    Australian aquarium Cairns Aquarium is brand new and magnificent. Only the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest of tropical North Queensland's two world heritage-listed regions are included in this aquarium. You don't even have to leave the city to take in the amazing variety of the region.

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  11. From Cairns: Great Barrier Reef Cruise by Premium Catamaran | GetYourGuide
  12. From Cairns: Great Barrier Reef Cruise by Premium Catamaran | GetYourGuide

    A day excursion to the Great Barrier Reef on board a catamaran is an experience you'll never forget. Relax in the ocean and see marine life as you eat a delicious lunch buffet.

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  13. Cairns: Skyrail, Kuranda and Rail Tour with Hotel Transfer | GetYourGuide
  14. Cairns: Skyrail, Kuranda and Rail Tour with Hotel Transfer | GetYourGuide

    You'll be picked up and dropped off at your Cairns hotel on this trip through the World Heritage Rainforest. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway takes you to the village of Kuranda, where you'll get a bird's-eye view of the rainforest. Before boarding the Kuranda Scenic Rail train, spend some time in Kuranda.

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  15. Cairns: Outer Great Barrier Reef Pontoon with Activities | GetYourGuide
  16. Cairns: Outer Great Barrier Reef Pontoon with Activities | GetYourGuide

    Catamaran cruises from Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef allow you to enjoy a wide variety of aquatic sports from Moore Reef's pontoon, including scuba diving, snorkeling, and swimming. You can see an amazing variety of marine life by snorkeling and going to the underwater observatory, among other things.

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  17. From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Return Catamaran Transfer | GetYourGuide
  18. From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Return Catamaran Transfer | GetYourGuide

    Fitzroy Island, a national park surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, features granite outcrops, open forests, mangroves, and coral beaches. Nudey Beach, rated the best beach in Australia, is just a short walk from the lighthouse. 

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  19. From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Full-Day Adventure Tour | GetYourGuide
  20. From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Full-Day Adventure Tour | GetYourGuide

    Rising sea levels caused Fitzroy Island to break away from the mainland of Australia. The island was eventually ringed by a fringing coral reef, which served as a haven for a wide range of fish and coral species.

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  21. Cairns: Outer Great Barrier Reef Full-Day Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide
  22. Cairns: Outer Great Barrier Reef Full-Day Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Spend some time snorkeling and exploring the world-famous Outer Great Barrier Reef National Park by boat. A gourmet buffet lunch, a glass of wine, and a light snack are all included in the price of admission.

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  23. From Cairns: Full-Day Green Island Cruise | GetYourGuide
  24. From Cairns: Full-Day Green Island Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Sail to Green Island, a hidden treasure in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef, aboard the 35-meter catamaran. Take in the stunning ocean vistas as you travel.

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  25. From Cairns: Green Island Eco Adventure | GetYourGuide
  26. From Cairns: Green Island Eco Adventure | GetYourGuide

    Green Island is surrounded by coral gardens and abundant marine life, with over 120 native plant varieties and a variety of colorful birds. One of Cairns' most popular tourist attractions, the Great Barrier Reef, is just 45 minutes away by boat.

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  27. Cairns: Outer Edges of The Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight | GetYourGuide
  28. Cairns: Outer Edges of The Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight | GetYourGuide

    A beautiful flight from Cairns is a great way to see the Great Barrier Reef from above. From a fixed-wing plane, you may see up to 140 kilometers of the outer barrier and the numerous inner islands, reefs, and sand isles that make up the system.

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  29. Cairns: Airport to Cairns/Port Douglas Transfer | GetYourGuide
  30. Cairns: Airport to Cairns/Port Douglas Transfer | GetYourGuide

    There is a service desk at Cairns Airport where you can check-in after you've collected your luggage and cleared customs. To get to your bus, you'll need to walk a short distance from this location. A minimum number of people must be served before your service can be discontinued.

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  31. Waterfall, Wildlife and Rainforest Tour from Cairns | GetYourGuide
  32. Waterfall, Wildlife and Rainforest Tour from Cairns | GetYourGuide

    Wooroonooran National Park is the first stop on your 11-hour journey. Stop for a refreshing dip at Josephine Falls, which boasts an enormous natural rock slide.

     

    Explore the Atherton Tablelands' volcanic landscape. In the beautiful rainforest and tree ferns surrounding Millaa Millaa Falls, you'll be awestruck.

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  33. Barron Gorge: Half-Day Barron River White-Water Rafting | GetYourGuide
  34. Barron Gorge: Half-Day Barron River White-Water Rafting | GetYourGuide

    Visitors to Barron Gorge National Park can enjoy white-water rafting in the park's forested mountains, deep ravines, and falls carved out by the Barron River over thousands of years. Take advantage of complimentary transportation from Cairns or Port Douglas before traveling to the national park.

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  35. From Cairns: Full-Day Kuranda Army Duck Experience Tour | GetYourGuide
  36. From Cairns: Full-Day Kuranda Army Duck Experience Tour | GetYourGuide

    Visit Stoney Creek and Barron Falls while riding the Kuranda Scenic Railway to get your day started right. The train travels through tunnels and across bridges. Rainforestation Nature Park may be reached by shuttle from Kuranda.

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  37. Cairns: Daintree & Cape Tribulation Guided 4WD Tour | GetYourGuide
  38. Cairns: Daintree & Cape Tribulation Guided 4WD Tour | GetYourGuide

    Explore Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest. Take a four-wheel-drive trip through the outback to look for wildlife, see beautiful views, and try some of the local food.


    Take the Captain Cook Highway north after being picked up in a 4WD. Before embarking on a 1-hour guided boat on the Daintree River, make a pit stop at the Daintree Cruise Centre for a cup of tea and some biscuits. You may see crocodiles of all ages and sizes, from juveniles to adults that measure more than four meters long. Observe and learn about the birds and animals that live in this area.

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  39. From Cairns: Green Island Half-Day Morning Cruise | GetYourGuide
  40. From Cairns: Green Island Half-Day Morning Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Discover the lush rainforest of Green Island on this half-day excursion and discover some of the many marine species that call the island home.


    In just 45 minutes, you'll be cruising over to this beautiful portion of the Great Barrier Reef, where you'll spend the day snorkeling and swimming with stingrays.

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  41. Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge from Cairns or Port Douglas 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North
  42. Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge from Cairns or Port Douglas 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North

    There are plenty of natural wonders and Aboriginal history on this full-day Cairns tour. Go on a smoke ceremony with the indigenous Kuku Yalanji tribe in Mossman Gorge to begin your visit there! Explore the Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk and Cape Tribulation, the meeting point of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree rainforest, before heading back to the mainland. After lunch at Cape Trib Beach House, take a leisurely cruise on the Daintree River (optional).

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  43. Green Island Day Trip from Cairns 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North
  44. Green Island Day Trip from Cairns 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North

    On this full-day catamaran cruise from Cairns, you'll get to see the Great Barrier Reef and a rain forest on Green Island. Choose from a wide range of activities on this protected coral cay, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and seawalking, as well as nature hikes and glass-bottom boat trips. Add a buffet lunch on board the catamaran or a trip in the semi-submarine for an additional fee. It's a great way to see the world's most renowned reef from a new perspective!

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  45. Small-Group Rainforest and Kuranda Day Trip from Cairns 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North
  46. Small-Group Rainforest and Kuranda Day Trip from Cairns 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North

    Take a break from the beach and head north from Cairns to discover Queensland's beautiful tropical interior. Small-group tours like this one provide a more personal and intimate experience. A visit to Barron Gorge and Barron Falls is a must, as is a tour to Kuranda Village, which you can reach by cable car and then by the Kuranda Scenic Railway, which will take you through several bridges and tunnels. The whole family will have a good time on this excursion.

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  47. Barron Gorge White-Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North
  48. Barron Gorge White-Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North

    It's an adrenaline-pumping half-day cruise from Cairns or Port Douglas to take on the Barron River's grade II and III rapids. Barron Gorge National Park's rapids, cliffs, ravines, and lush rainforest await you as you slosh through the muck and splash your way downstream. The best part is that this tour is accessible to people of all skill levels, including total beginners, thanks to the mild rapids and comprehensive training.

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  49. Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North
  50. Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North

    At the conclusion of the day or early in the evening, take a luxury catamaran tour around Cairns. All for free. Cruise around the Cairns waterfront area and Trinity Inlet, and then enjoy a gourmet meal of locally-sourced delicacies. It is possible to accommodate any dietary preference or lifestyle, even vegetarianism.

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  51. Day Trip to Green Island with Boat Tour or Snorkeling Gear 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North
  52. Day Trip to Green Island with Boat Tour or Snorkeling Gear 2022 - Cairns & the Tropical North

    This half-or full-day tour to Green Island from Cairns is perfect for those who wish to see a tropical island beach paradise but are short on time. To save time, take a swift catamaran from Cairns. Glass-bottomed boat tours or snorkeling gear can be opted for, depending on your preference. Consider using the island's pool or going on a self-guided tour to get some exercise.

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